Exploring Youth Peace and Security – Creating a change


Exploring Youth Peace and Security – Creating a change

Exploring Youth Peace and Security – Creating a change

June 11, 2024

Conclusion Srebrno jezero - RYCO LBO Serbia together with the OSCE Mission to Serbia and Faculty of Political Sciences, University of Belgrade organized for the second year in a row Capacity Building Training on Srebrno jezero, from 7th to 10th Jun 2024, that was designed to empower students in developing projects focused on the Youth Peace and Security agenda.

Throughout the training, participants explored various stages of project proposal development, from understanding project design logic to diving into gender mainstreaming. Engaging activities, among which was Participation game provided hands-on experience, while sessions on Youth Peace and Security (YPS) pillars and projects and insights from donors broadened perspectives and inspired innovation. Training provided an invaluable opportunity for students to YPS, develope their project proposals the students’ project ideas, enhancing their potential to create positive change in their communities. This is a sucessful continuation of cooperation between RYCO LBO SRB, the OSCE Mission to Serbia, and FPN Master’s studies in Peace, Security, and Development.

The Youth, Peace and Security (YPS) Agenda established by the United Nations Security Council Resolution (UNSCR) 2250 in 2015 recognises the inclusion and participation of young people as a key dimension of building and sustaining peace and security for all. It called upon governments, international organizations, civil society, and other stakeholders to work together to support youth’s active role in promoting peace and preventing violence. One of the strategic objectives of RYCO Strategy 2022-2024 is in line with and will promote the Youth Peace and Security Agenda through activities and mechanisms which will contribute to its broader goals, working towards a more inclusive, peaceful, and prosperous future for young people in the region.

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